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    [Enola Gay]. Paul W. Tibbets Autograph Letter Signed. One page, 7.25" x 8.5", on Executive Jet Aviation letterhead, Columbus, Ohio, September 28, 1978, to a Mr. Wood regarding a request for a photograph, which Tibbets is out of. Tibbets continues by saying, "You asked if I knew who came up with the name for my airplane. - ENOLA GAY was my mother's name." Tibbets was the pilot for the Enola Gay the day the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, August 6, 1945.

    Condition: Upper left corner is cut diagonally. Mounting remnants on the verso. Smoothed folds.


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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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